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Gabourey Sidibe Channels Ella Fitzgerald on 'Drunk History': Exclusive Clip

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Gabourey Sidibe as Ella Fitzgerald on Comedy Central’s Drunk History.

The third season of Empire isn’t the only thing that’s been keeping Gabourey Sidibe (Becky) busy. On the latest episode of Comedy Central’s Drunk History, the actress portrays Ella Fitzgerald in a re-enactment of the friendship between the jazz vocal icon and Marilyn Monroe, played by Juno Temple (Vinyl). Titled “Legends,” the episode airs tonight (Oct. 4) at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT.

Check out this exclusive clip:

“My favorites stories are when we hear about people we may already know in a story that is rarely told,” says Drunk History co-creator and director Derek Waters. “This story in particular is by far one of my favorites that we've ever been able to tell. The performances, hair, makeup and costumes are top-notch.“

This season of Drunk History has also featured such stars as Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda, Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong, the Foo FightersDave Grohl and Liev Schreiber.